Acquisitonal Crime and Consumer Capitalism
Presenting how consumer capitalism has contributed to an increase in the prevalence of acquisitive crime - discussing anomie, ubiquity of advertisements, capitalist realism, and market crashes (and the affect of crashes on economic inequality).
Essay - 1000 words
Prison System and Female Inmates
“The prison system in England and Wales is unfit for the purpose of housing women sentenced to a custodial sentence” Discuss.
Explores how the prison system inadequately addresses the physical health of women (pregnancy, menstruation), mental health (increased amount of self-harm/suicide attempts) and lack of provisions for mothers.
Podcast - 8 minutes
The Argument For Pretrial Detention
A podcast style recording fighting in favour of remand in custody - looks at public protection and Utilitarian values, lack of alternatives for dangerous offenders, and refutes a common critique (that pretrial detention is disproportionally used against BAME individuals).
Presentation - 8 minutes
Police Brutality Victimization & Media Representations
A PowerPoint presentation for an 8 minute talk, discussing how the media influences police brutality victims' access to justice. Analyses contemporary examples of police brutality, Ideal Victim, and the effect of new media.
Report - 1000 words
Structural Inequalities & Victimization of Mentally Disabled
“Critically examine the extent to which structural inequalities contribute to variable experiences of victimisation on the basis of at least one of the following characteristics: ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation/identity and/or disability.”
Explores intersectionality (gender and economic status) and access to the CJS, specifically Stigmatization and police victimization.